The Family Car The Family Can Afford

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Are you looking for a car that you can afford to buy, and then run as well? You won’t find one elsewhere at this price with smart Paris styling and wonderful dual heating, that’s for sure. With countless international racing victories on its belt, the 1959 model will also return 48 mpg, or 81.6, if you’re hypermiling in Ontario.

Test drive one at you Renault dealer and ask about our overseas delivery plan.

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Photo credit: Renault via The Auto Historian


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DISCUSSION

That actually seems a little pricey, considering that the MSRP for a ‘59 Beetle was only $1545. You could get one with a sunroof for $1625. That was in U.S. dollars, however.